Army Memorabilia

Schoeck, Charles L.

Rank: Private
Military Branch: Battery A, 128th Field Artillery, 35th Division
Origin: Kansas
Date of Death: 1972-5-16
Featured: No

Charles Leonard Schoeck was born in Emporia, Kansas on May 17, 1898 to his parents Harvey and Melissa. He enlisted in the Army on August 5, 1917; so he did not wait for the draft. He was gassed during the war and was discharged May 13, 1919. He is shown as a barber in later life, married to his wife, Viola. He died May 16, 1972 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Private Schoeck's group includes his patched WW1 uniform tunic, with collar disks and 2 service stripes, his WW1 Purple Heart, edge numbered 23556, Purple Heart ribbon, 2 bar WW1 Victory medal, 1930 35th Division Reunion medal, 128th Field Artillery painted helmet, VFW Past Commander medal, VFW Post 1881 side cap, and internet research.

This group has been passed on to another collector as of 2013.

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